Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Nipah claims 2 more

Nipah encephalitis claimed two more lives in Rangpur yesterday, raising the death toll to 35. Maloti Rani, 38, died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) around 6:00am while five-year-old Rakib Hossain at about 9:00am, Dr Zakir Hossain, head of RMCH Medicine Department, told The Daily Star. Maloti, wife of Monoranjon of Kaharul upazila in Dinajpur, ... Read more

Nipah claims 2 more

Nipah encephalitis claimed two more lives at Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) yesterday raising the death toll to 33. Anis, 8, son of Alam Miah of Atowari, Dinajpur died at about 2:30am while Rabiul, 4, son of Nazrul Islam of Banshbari village in Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila, around 10:00am, said

2 more die from Nipah

Death toll 29 Nipah encephalitis claimed two more lives at Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) early yesterday, raising the death toll to 29. Mim, 4, of Satighat village in Joldhaka upazila of Nilphamari, died at about 12:00midnight while Hamida, 28, of Nilphamari Sadar upazila, at about

Nipah claims 2 more lives

Nipah encephalitis claimed two more lives in Dinajpur and Gaibandha yesterday, raising the death toll to 27. Masuma Akhter Moni, 11, of Belaichandi village in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur, and Muktar, 45, of Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha, died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital around 12:00noon. Moni was admitted to the hospital with high fever on ... Read more

Nipah kills another in Rangpur

Nipah encephalitis claimed one more life in Rangpur yesterday raising the death toll to 25. Moyez Uddin, 45, of Annodanagar in Pirgachha upazila, died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital around 5:00am. He was admitted to the hospital on Saturday. In Kurigram, two people are suspected to have died from the virus on

Nipah death toll reaches 25

Death toll from encephalitis caused by nipah virus at Hatibandha in Lalmonirhat reached 25 with two who died on Sunday, local people said. The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research director, Mahmudur Rahman, in Dhaka confirmed the death of two more patients at Hatibandha on Sunday, taking the

Nipah kills 4 more

Prevention stressed as no specific treatment or vaccine available Nipah encephalitis claimed four more lives in Rangpur and Lalmonirhat, raising the death toll to 24. The government sources, however, said 16 people died of the disease in last few days and 23 people are taking treatment at Rangpur Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) and Hatibandha ... Read more

Nipah virus identified as culprit for deaths

The deadly Nipah virus has been identified as the culprit behind the mysterious disease that claimed more than a dozen lives in Lalmonirhat, over the last few days. Mahmudur Rahman, the director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), confirmed the finding. According to Rahman, the disease is referred to as encephalitis, ... Read more

Four die of Nipah virus infection

Five people were infected with the Nipah virus in Faridpur and Rajbari districts and four of them died this month, said the director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research on Sunday. ‘A total of five people were infected with the virus of whom four died in January 2011,’ said Mahmudur Rahman